Lee Sang Woo - Updated Feb 2024

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Seoul, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea

Lee Sang Woo

Lee Sang Woo is a well-known Korean actor, model, and theatre actor. Lee Sang Woo is known for his roles in First Wives Club, The Road Home, Be My Boyfriend, and The Fabulous.

Early Life

On February 13, 1980, Lee Sang Woo was born in Seoul, South Korea.  As of now, he is 43 years old and has Aquarius as his zodiac sign. He holds South Korean nationality and belongs to the South Asian ethnicity.

Additionally, the information regarding his parents, siblings, and other family is kept private. Also, Lee’s family has preferred not to stay in the limelight. When it comes to his educational background, his academic qualification has also not been mentioned yet.

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Caption: Lee Sang Woo in his childhood photo. Source: Instagram

Net Worth 2023

Lee Sang Woo is one of the famous actors from South Korea. Additionally, he has been in the entertainment industry for years and has delivered a number of hits too.

He earns through acting, movies, TV shows, and other business ventures. As of now, Lee Sang Woo’s estimated net worth is not known yet.

Personal Life

Lee Sang Woo has been living a happy married life for years. In June 2017, he was married to his girlfriend Kim So-Yeon. His wife is also n actress who is known for her role in Love Forecast. Previously, they started seeing each other in 2016. As of now, the couple does not share any children at the moment.

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Caption: Lee Sang Woo with his wife. Source: Instagram

Professional Life

In 2005, Lee Sang-woo launched his acting career. He was seen in a Drama City episode and a minor role in the television drama 18 vs. 29. Later on, he made his big screen debut in Almost Love.

It is a romantic comedy film headlined by Kwon Sang-woo and Kim Ha-neul. Besides that, he also starred as one of the three leading actors in the independent film Don’t Look Back (2006). The film was the closing film of that year’s Jeonju International Film Festival.

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Caption: Lee Sang Woo during his shoot. Source: Instagram

Fortunately, the film also won a critic’s prize at the Locarno International Film Festival. He finally got his breakthrough a  supporting role in First Wives Club. Thus, it is a popular drama that aired from 2007 to 2008. He received a New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards, due to his performance. It was not until 2009 that Lee was cast in his first mainstream leading role, in The Road Home, followed soon after by another daily drama Don’t Hesitate.

Thus, in the same year, he also appeared as one of the leading actors in Searching for the Elephant. He was offered to starred with Song Chang-eui in Life Is Beautiful as a gay couple, in 2010. The Korean dramas are about an openly gay couple in Korean society. Despite the controversy, The show was successful in the ratings, and Lee would later work, despite the controversy.

More About Career

Later, he again was seen with renowned screenwriter Kim Soo-Hyun on A Thousand Days’ Promise (2011) and Childless Comfort (2012). He was also seen playing a supporting role in Believe in Love. In 2012, he was once again cast in the leading role in Feast of the Gods. Later, he won the Excellence Award, Actor in a Special Project Drama at the MBC Drama Awards. It was for Feast of the Gods, and his supporting role in the period drama Horse Doctor.

In 2013, he joined the cast of  Goddess of Marriage, followed by the adultery drama One Warm Word. In the year 2014, he was cast as the leading man in Glorious Day. Likewise, she landed in TV series like All About My Mom and Happy Home. He was seen working with prime-time television. The actor was starring in the romantic comedy-drama 20th Century Boy and Girl. He was cast in the KBS2 weekend drama Marry Me Now, in the year 2018.

He played the role of a doctor and was partnered with Han Ji-hye. Moreover, he landed in the legal romantic comedy-drama Touch Your Heart as an elite prosecutor, in 2019. He made a special appearance in the KBS drama Mother of Mine, in the same year. The actor was seen in the MBC drama The Golden Garden. He made a special appearance in the drama. Lovestruck in the City, in the year 2020. In the SBS drama The Penthouse: War in Life 2, he made a special appearance, in 2021 Later, in the variety golf show King of Golf aired on TV Chosun, he was seen participating, in 2021. 

Social Media

Lee Sang Woo is only active on his Instagram account. He has been active under the name @bbbhovi and has 141k followers. Similarly, he is quite active on his account and has posted a number of photos of himself.

Body Measurements

Lee Sang Woo is good-looking and stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs about 54 kg. In addition, his outer appearance features a pair of black eyes and hair of the same color.